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This course will show how one can treat the Internet as a source of data. We will scrape, parse, and read web data as well as access data using web APIs. We will work with HTML, XML, and JSON data formats in Python. This course will cover Chapters 11-13 of the textbook “Python for Everybody”. To succeed in this course, you should be familiar with the material covered in Chapters 1-10 of the textbook and the first two courses in this specialization. These topics include variables and expressions, conditional execution (loops, branching, and try/except), functions, Python data structures (strings, lists, dictionaries, and tuples), and manipulating files. This course covers Python 3....
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Jun 18, 2020

This course was really interesting and did a good job introducing complicated topics in usefully simplified form. It was a pleasure to listen to the instructor and I got everything I wanted out of it.


Apr 23, 2020

Great course. The lectures are clear and thorough. The assignments are challenging yet doable. The only thing I would like is to see more assignments to get more practice with the techniques learned.

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By Brian E

May 4, 2020

Overall good course. First two courses in the specialization were stronger.

By Suryash J

Aug 8, 2021

Tougher than the previous two courses but worth it to lose my brain cells !

By Dhwaj S

May 28, 2022

I think Libraries like JSON, XML and urllib should be explained in detail.

By Aryan R

Mar 20, 2021

A bit of more explanation required in course 3 , courses 1 and 2 are fine.

By Wenbo P

Mar 6, 2016

Need to add more examples and contents for this class. Homework is so easy

By Eric L

Sep 6, 2022

Too much unnecessary time was spent on videos that did not teach coding.

By Nihal R T

Oct 14, 2016

The course was not that clear should have taught more in detail thank you

By Vibhu V

May 12, 2019

Hard for people without a coding background to understand all the terms

By caifangfang

Nov 15, 2016

a little bit too easy for person who had basic knowledgement of python

By Ahmad Z A

Oct 5, 2020

it was a good course , but a little difficult than two other courses.


Jan 13, 2016

Great ideas to improve the technical knowledges to scrapping web data

By sabeen m

Mar 22, 2020

It was a tough part you should explain slowly rest was really good.

By Savinkin I

Jun 11, 2020

explanation of libraries usage is less informative as it should be

By Yin C

Aug 27, 2016

too basic,you need read more online resources to do real projects.

By Łukasz B

Nov 27, 2015

Lectures were entertaining, but the assignments were way too easy.

By 孟宇伟

May 13, 2016

Maybe it's great for beginner, but the assignment is too easy .

By Mary J

Feb 9, 2016

It was a fun but some of the assignments required deep thinking.

By Hamad U R Q

Dec 10, 2015

very very basic course looking forward to advance version of it.

By Xianzhe C

Apr 16, 2017

I do not think some quiz questions are covered in the lectures.

By Om A L 2

Feb 6, 2022

should clear the concepts of how to write code for assignments

By Abdullah A

Jan 1, 2020

Dr. Chuck is an such amazing person that I ever saw in my life

By Stefano M

Apr 2, 2019

The teacher appeared to be kind of bored in different lessons.

By Yehua Z

Mar 1, 2021

this is the confusing one compared to the first two courses.

By biswajeet p

Apr 15, 2019

nice course ,if u r a beginner in using python with web data

By Ayush P

Dec 17, 2017

I'm not that clear with the concepts but the course is good.